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SOF Select 19 – Massif Jungle Uniform

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Massif has unveiled their new Jungle Uniform, printed in OCP.


Designed to be lightweight, durable, breathable, and quick drying, the uniform is made from a Cordura NYCO fabric technology.


• Mesh-lined pockets allow for fantastic dry times
• Dual-caped mesh-vented back for enhanced breathability and optimal cooling
• Cuff tabs with internal insect guard mesh


• Gusseted inseam for full range of motion
• Internal mesh gaiters and elastic closure with roll tabs
• Reinforced seams for improved performance
• Built-in knee articulation

NAVAIR Approves Massif’s Hellman Combat Pant and Advanced Quarter Zip Combat Shirt

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Massif’s Hellman Combat Pant and Advanced Quarter Zip Combat Shirt are NAVAIR approved.  As a recent SOA list addition, these new items are interchangeable with the approved Massif 2 Piece flight suit to give Aircrews the flexibility to pick and choose flight gear based on mission and environment. This is huge for Naval Aircrews as this is the first time a Combat-Style pant with integrated knee pad has been approved for flight use. Navy and Marine Corps helo crews spend lots of time on their knees and this move is bringing much needed relief.


Massif has done a great job of working with various communities like naval and Marine Corps aviation to not only boost performance, but also preventing injuries.

Hellman Combat Pant


 *   Sigma 4 Start Fabric powered by DuPont Nomex and DuPont Kevlar
 *   Integrated/removable Crye Precision Airflex Kneepad
 *   Intuitive Hand Pockets and utility pockets built with comfort and usability in mind
 *   Dual entry cargo pockets
 *   Available in Sage Green, Tan, and OCP

Tech sheet and sizing chart can be found at

Advanced Quarter Zip Combat Shirt


 *   Proprietary 4 way stretch fabrics now fielded in over 7 million combat shirts
 *   Superfabric covered elbows offer protection and abrasion resistance
 *   Ultra lightweight collar and zipper
 *   Adjustable cuffs and thumb loop for secure fit
 *   Advanced breathability and wicking properties
 *   Available in Sage Green, Tan, OD Green, Black and OCP
 *   Women’s fit available in Sage Green and OCP

Tech sheet and sizing chart can be found at

Massif Films Presents: A Journey Home

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

The Story of NIB – the National Institute for the Blind and challenges of visually impaired and blind people in America today!

Presented by our friends at Massif.

Flame-Resistant Apparel Experts, Massif, Continue Their Hiring Surge

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Ashland, OR – May 8, 2018 – Massif, a world leader in flame resistant apparel for the U.S. Military is pleased to announce the continued growth of its team dedicated to supporting its amazing customers. Over the course of the last year, Massif has added the following positions: Marketing Communications Manager, Technical Sales-Field Testing Manager, Assistant Buyer-Fabric, and Quality Manager. Most recently, two more Military Sales Representatives joined the team as well. Adding to their already strong sales team, Massif hired Tyler Boeddeker whose background in US Navy aviation as a Naval Aircrewman – Helicopter/Search and Rescue fits perfectly into Massif’s commitment to the USN community. Also joining the team is Garrett Podesta whose background in DOD and protective equipment sales through key channels such as the AbilityOne® Base Service Centers is an integral part of supporting the USAF community.

“Our commitment to advanced fabrics and designs lasting mission after mission, has given us the privilege of protecting millions of men and women working in the world’s most challenging environments. Bringing Tyler and Garrett on board allows us the opportunity to better service our growing customer base and their ever-evolving needs. Their skillsets and experience complement and strengthen our sales team moving forward and we’re excited to have them on Team Massif,” said Darci Knobel, VP of Customer Experience.

This growth in the Massif Team continues to drive demand for added resources and they are now filling openings for the following: Apparel Technical Designer, Product Developer, Patternmaker, Sales Support Specialist, Planner/Buyer, and Shipping/Receiving Assistant.

Noelle Christensen, VP/GM of Massif explains the reason behind the recent hiring surge. “Since 2014, we’ve expanded our Sales team from two to six positions. They’ve fueled sustainable growth and landed approvals for long-term development so we can continue to invest in innovation and the fulfillment teams needed to support the increased demand. We are thrilled to be in a growth phase with a skilled leadership group and high-performing team working toward a common goal.”

Massif, nestled in the Pacific Northwest, at the base of Southern Oregon’s Siskiyou Mountains, continues its robust expansion in the flame-resistant apparel space. Founded in 1999, Massif grew by word of mouth from the SAR and Wildland Firefighting communities to the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Army. Today, they serve every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, the general aviation community, and other specialized organizations. Their 2018 theme, Keep Going, taken from the famous Winston Churchill quote, resonates with their steadfast commitment to support people working in some of the world’s most challenging environments. They can’t wait to see where the journey leads and are looking for other passionate team members intent on the same. Check out their Careers Page for more details.

Massif Demonstrates How To Fold The Army Combat Shirt

Sunday, April 8th, 2018

Massif ought to know how to do it, they’ve produced over 5 million of them!

TacJobs – Openings At Massif

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

We are pleased to announce another new position has been created and opened up at Massif – Technical Designer, to go along with four other open positions — three of which are also brand new and include a Sales Support Specialist, Shipping Receiving Assistant, Planner Buyer, and Pattern Maker. We’d love to chat with you about possibilities. Visit the Careers page on our website for more information and come be part of something special.

Flame Resistant Apparel Experts, Massif, release a new short film – The Massif Story: Keep Going

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Ashland, OR (03/06/2018) – Massif, a world-leader in Flame Resistant apparel for the U.S. Military, Wildland Firefighters, the SAR community and more, is excited to announce the release of their video-short, The Massif Story: Keep Going. Ashland, Oregon’s Jared Cruce Studio made the five-minute film, the first of a three-part series.

The intent behind the project is to broaden Massif’s brand vision, explain the company’s history, and their unique symbiosis with Antex Knitting Mills, and Matchmaster Dyeing and Finishing in Los Angeles. This partnership puts them in a strong position within the Flame Resistant Manufacturing industry that the competition can’t match. Daniel Tenenblatt, Executive V.P. at Massif, talks about the early days of Massif and Antex. “One of the founders of Massif flew down for the day from Ashland, with just a backpack. No one at Antex knew who he was. He had a great idea, saying,” “we’re going to make flame resistant garments and we’re going to sell them to the military.”

Antex/Matchmaster’s long history in the apparel industry, their solid circular knitting and finishing knowledge, and key abilities, paired with Massif’s outdoor and protective apparel experience since 1999, does indeed make them a hot commodity in the FR gear space. Steve Tacy, Director of Textiles and Technology points out in the film that, “Massif was founded based on fundamental principles, that there was a way to bridge the gap between world-class outdoor apparel and fully flame protective gear for the U.S. military.”

Massif began when a couple of SAR guys working in the Grand Tetons, were unhappy with their FR gear. It was bulky, uncomfortable, and lacked the performance characteristics they needed to do their jobs properly. So, out of a garage in a small Southern Oregon town, they decided to make their own gear and Massif has grown from those modest beginnings to one of the world’s preeminent manufacturers of high-end flame-resistant gear. Noelle Christensen, GM added in the film, “We learned from the outdoor industry and took those ideas and improved the performance of the fabrics and showed the military there was a way to make the gear better.”

The remainder of 2018 will bring two more short films from Massif and Jared Cruce Studio as the two work jointly to increase Massif’s brand awareness and gain momentum for 2019 and the company’s twenty year anniversary.

The Massif Story: Keep Going

Thursday, March 1st, 2018